Name :- D.L.S. Ananda (Delgoda Liyanage Sarath Ananda)

Profession :- Lecturer in English / Currently the Head , English Language Teaching Unit of  the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda , Sri Lanka.

Research Interests :- Applied Linguistics, Currently engaged in a research on flipped modelling in language teaching.

Publications:-         "Business English" , a book for university students , 2000 , Upuli Printers Galle.

Present Administrative Positions at the University:-

     * Head- English Language Teaching Unit

    * English - Activity Coordinator/UTEL (University Test of English Language)   Coordinator for all faculties-

    * Member of the faculty board-   (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences).

    * Coordinator- (Faculty Financial, Infra-structure and Technological Development

       Committee  - faculty of Humanities and Social  Sciences

    * Member of Faculty Extended Courses Development Committee.

    * Member of Faculty Information and Communication Technology Development


   * Faculty Coordinator- Out Bound Training (OBT)

Foreign Scholarships and Training:-

  •  Certificate of Training in “Shaping the Way We Teach English”

         (American Center -New Delhi India) -2008.

  •  Scholarship on Advanced Teacher Training Programme

          (English and Foreign Languages University – Hyderabad) 2010.

  • Material Development Project- Writing materials for UTEL-band 5 for the University of Sri Jayewardenepura – by attending the project at - English and Foreign Languages University – Hyderabad-2014.
  • Global thirty University Project- Ritsumeikan University-Japan, Participated as a resource person.   (July-2015) 
  • Work Experience:-

    * 22 years of experience in teaching English at university level in the capacity of      instructor in English and a lecturer in English. 

    Public Paper Presentations:-

       *   Overcoming Challenges through innovations-a presentation at Ritsumeikan University –Japan   

      *   Presented a paper on “English Language Teaching Possibilities through Japanese

           short stories of Kawabata Yasunari”at the National Conference on EUE (Enhancing

           University English